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    10/18/2012 | Ted Rappaport, N9NB, Named Recipient of IEEE Education Award

    Ted Rappaport, N9NB, of New York City, has been named the recipient of the 2012 William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education, given by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Education Society. This prestigious award is present
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    09/21/2012 | Former AMSAT President Bill Tynan, W3XO, to Receive RCA’s Goldwater Award

    The Radio Club of America (RCA) has announced that William A. Tynan, W3XO, of Kerrville, Texas, will receive its 2012 Barry Goldwater Amateur Radio Award.
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    08/15/2012 | VHF Pioneer Paul Lieb, KH6HME (SK)

    Paul Lieb, KH6HME, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away July 16. He was 84. Lieb -- an ARRL Life Member -- was best known for his VHF work and his a radio beacon on the slopes of Mauna Loa where he worked the famous trans-Pacific tropo duct to the West Coast.
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    07/30/2012 | Noted QST Author Steve Powlishen, K1FO (SK)

    Steve Powlishen, K1FO, of Madison, Connecticut, passed away July 28 due to complications from cancer. He was 60. An ARRL Life Member, Powlishen was best known for his antenna designs for weak signal work.
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    06/04/2012 | Former “The World Above 50 MHz” Conductor Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ (SK)

    Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away on Sunday, June 3. He was 71. Zimmerman wrote the popular QST column “The World Above 50 MHz” from 2002-2011. He also served on the ARRL Contest Advisory Committee, edited the VHF contesting col
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    03/29/2012 | Joe Walsh, WB6ACU, Is an Analog Man

    Grammy Award winning rock-and-roll legend Joe Walsh, WB6ACU, returns with Analog Man, set to be released June 5. This is Walsh’s first solo album since 1992’s Songs for a Dying Planet. According to Walsh’s website, Analog Man is both modern and timelessly
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    02/21/2012 | Section Managers Winter Election Results

    Two ARRL Sections -- Eastern Pennsylvania and Louisiana -- will get new Section Managers, as of April 1, 2012. Two other Sections -- San Diego and Virginia -- will keep their incumbent Section Managers. Ballots for these races were counted Tuesday, Februa
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    02/03/2012 | WorldRadio Founder Armond Noble, N6WR (SK)

    Armond Noble, N6WR -- the founder of WorldRadio magazine and its publisher for 37 years -- passed away February 1 in Sacramento, California after a short illness. He was 77. WorldRadio was published monthly from July 1971 until the end of 2008, when Noble
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